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The Lower East Side Ecology Center and Tekserve Team Up for ‘After the Holidays’ E-Waste Recycling Events – CNBC

NEW YORK, Dec. 22, 2010 /PRNewswire via COMTEX/ — Beginning January 2nd and running through January 23rd, the Lower East Side Ecology Center and Tekserve, New York’s largest independent Apple store and service facility, are co-sponsoring a total of ten …
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What are your child’s environmental preferences?

Research has shown that four major environmental factors affect the learning process of your child. • Some learn best with sounds. • Others study well under dim light. • Some like to learn in a cool environment. • Other learn best when they study in an informal set-up.
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David Zacharias: Former NorthPark Presbyterian Church pastor had a passion for the environment – Dallas Morning News

The Rev. David Zacharias was a longtime Presbyterian pastor who made environmental responsibility an important part of his ministry. He was pastor of NorthPark Presbyterian Church, which he led for 15 years. He also was the first president of Save Open …
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The Lower East Side Ecology Center and Tekserve Team Up for ‘After the Holidays’ E-Waste Recycling Events – Earthtimes

Since 2003, the Ecology Center has collected more than 1.6 million pounds of unwanted and broken electronics from thousands of New Yorkers. Any type of working and non-working computers, monitors, printers, scanners, keyboards, mice, cables, TVs, VCRs, DVD …
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Oil-gas drilling looking toward greener future

share: digg facebook twitter The oil and gas industry has proven that it can tap massive natural gas deposits found in dense shale rock formations from New York to Texas. Its next big challenge: cleaning up the process.
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Are fake Christmas trees really better for the environment? – YAHOO!

New York – Many think reusing a plastic tree year after year is the greener option, but a new study says that isn’t the case For many families, the big question this Christmas isn’t what to get mom or dad — it’s whether to go real or fake when it comes …
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Eelgrass a boon to the ecology, a bane to boaters – Miami Herald

LOS ANGELES — To some swimmers and boaters it’s a messy, gunk-filled weed, but to the federal government, this ribbon-like plant is crucial to the ecology of coastal bays. Eelgrass, a protected species of marine life, provides sea creatures with food and …
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Ecology watchdog warns of future damage from Hungary spill

A leading French environmental group warned Tuesday that October’s toxic mud spill in Hungary could cause long-term damage and called for a broad European effort to monitor its effects.
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NovaGold Adds VP Environment, Health, Safety & Sustainability to Senior Team – StreetInsider.com

VANCOUVER, BRITISH COLUMBIA — (MARKET WIRE) — 12/09/10 — NovaGold Resources Inc. (TSX: NG )(NYSE Amex: NG ) today announced the appointment of Ron Rimelman to the position of Vice President Environment, Health, Safety & Sustainability. “Mr. Rimelman …
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